Thomas Edison and Henry Ford had become friends when Ford worked for Edison in Detroit. They established Winter retreats next to each other in Fort Myers, Florida. The inventor and the automobile magnate collaborated on several projects and were still close when Edison died in 1931.
Since buying my first “collectible” postcard, I have often thought that there are postcards for “everything.” I don’t know if it’s true, but a recent discovery, the card you see here, is my very first Bottle Cap postcard. So, check Bottle Caps off the list.